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Best AR 15 Scope and Sight Buyers Guide: Top 5 Optic Reviews

More AR-15’s will be sold this year than anything else. The “Rifleman’s Rifle” now comes with a forward assist and ambidextrous magazine release. The AR 15 is here to stay and in a whole new array of calibers finding the best AR 15 scope for the job at hand can be a tricky beast. Show More Summary

The World’s Simplest Card Game

Two years ago I went to Atlanta to attend the “Gathering for Gardner,” a biennial conference on math, magic, games, and puzzles in honor of the late Martin Gardner. I gave an 8-minute talk at the meeting, and the video of my talk has just been posted online. Here it is! If for any reason […]

‘Hyper-Reality’ Is a Psychedelic Glimpse of Our Future on Digital Overload

If you could choose between a countless number of realities — would you choose this one? The visceral experience of hopping between and mixing digital and physical worlds is beautifully depicted in a new crowdfunded short film, “Hyper-Reality.” The...Show More Summary

Video Hatch: “Introducing Troutfish_NC”

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film features footage from a beautiful morning spent fishing small Appalachian creeks. Via Troutfish_NC.

Tippets: Introduction to Tenkara, Teaching Teens, Tying Chironomids

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In a recent article Tim Eberly writes about his introduction to the tenkara technique and a day on the water with guide Tom Sadler. “In a pastime that some say has become preoccupied with equipment, this allows modern-day anglers to focus … more ?

Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire was epic!

We had a great time at the Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire! As usual we brought the PhantomX Hexapod MK-III on a leash (always a crowd favorite), but everyone fell in love with the Geekbot V2 this year! We were there all day running an arena with kids piloting Geekbots to take as many balls […]

Tippets: 5 Rivers Challenge, Line Maintenance, Stuck Ferrules

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In the upcoming 5 Rivers Challenge, test your angling skills while fishing some of the most remarkable wild trout waters in California, including The Pit River, Fall River, McCloud River, Upper Sacramento River and Hat Creek. Proceeds from the go … more ?

35+ Zootopia Birthday Party Ideas

We’ve just seen the new Zootopia movie and are in love! It’s such a fun movie and has so many great messages for kids. I love the darling bunny, Judy. She’s smart, hard working, and a great role model for young ones... Continue Reading ? The post 35+ Zootopia Birthday Party Ideas appeared first on Make and Takes.

Sportsman’s Notebook: How to Reach Cast

Sportsman's Notebook: How to Reach Cast by FieldandStream Joe Demalderis of Cross Current Guide Service explains how this mid-air mend can make dry-fly presentations more natural    

An AI Wrote This Short Film—and It’s Surprisingly Entertaining

“In a future with mass unemployment, young people are forced to sell blood.” This is the opening line of a short film entered in this year's Sci-Fi London Film Challenge. It's dark, enigmatic, contemporary…and written by a computer. In fact, the film's entire screenplay is the work of a neural net trained on sci-fi scripts. Show More Summary

Tippets: Fly Fishing Buyer’s Guide, Tying the Bass Buster, Ethics of Keeping Fish

6 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

From bug repellant to reels, the 2016 Buyer’s Guide from Outside Magazine features fly fishing essentials for the upcoming seasons. The “Bass Buster” fly is a great bluegill imitation. Learn how to tie the pattern in this recent instructional video … more ?

Browning Strike Force Review: Is It The Best Trail Camera?

With all of the huge benefits technology has brought to hunting, you're really not giving yourself the best possible chance unless you're taking advantage of it and using the latest gadgets to give you a leg up whenever you can. OneShow More Summary

Best Scope for 308 Rifles: A Buyers Guide

Before trying to decide which is the best scope for 308 rifles it is important to understand these rifles first. There aren’t many long range rifles on the market that are as popular and accurate as the.308, though that is a rather general statement. Show More Summary

Make Something (on an Index Card Perhaps) | May Inspiration en Masse

There are so many things that you can make yourself, and sometimes all you need to make something is a bit of inspiration… So that’s what I’ll try today, to provide a bit of inspiration mostly found on YouTube. There … Continue reading ? The post Make Something (on an Index Card Perhaps) | May Inspiration en Masse appeared first on iHanna's Blog written by Hanna Andersson.

Sending Turkey Season Out in Style

Midday Gobbler on a Youth Turkey Hunt in Missouri by FieldandStream Maybe I’ve had rougher Sunday mornings, but it’s been a while. I turn on the light over the hotel sink, and my eyes are a deep, rather disconcerting shade of red. I know that I have a drive to Omaha ahead of me this evening, and a flight home late tonight. Show More Summary

Recipe: Snow Goose Orange

Recipe: Snow Goose Orange by OutdoorLife The first time I had ever eaten snow goose was in a frozen field in Pennsylvania. I was hunting with Avery pro staffer Kevin Addy, and during a lull in the action he busted out a package of smoked...Show More Summary

Northern Flickers Have Found My Nest Box

As some of you may know, I have been monitoring about 35 nest boxes on three Bluebird Trails going on seven...

Aimpoint T1 vs T2: Choosing the Winner

Swedish optics manufacturer Aimpoint has long been the leading manufacturer of electronic red dot sight technology, and in fact, the company invented it. Upon its release in 2007, the Aimpoint Micro T1 red dot sight quickly shot to the...Show More Summary

Tippets: Billfish Research Project, Klamath Dam Removal, Blackfoot River Restoration, Hook to Conservation in Bhutan

The Billfish Research Project works to develop collaborative relationships with scientists and anglers around the world to initiate research projects that will help better inform fisheries management. A recent video highlights the work being done. American Rivers provides data on … more ?

Self-Driving Trucks Are Coming—Here’s Why They Make Sense

Today sees the un-stealthing of a new company called Otto which plans to build self-driving systems for long haul trucks. The company has been formed by a skilled team, including former members of Google’s car team and people I know well. Show More Summary

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